The Vikings continue to take care of their own. Adam Thielen is just the latest in a series of home-grown players to earn a pay check with the team that first gave them their shot.
Hooker is a bit of an enigma as a prospect. In some sense, he is one of the more polished safeties the draft offers, with his combination of size, technique and intelligence. However, questions about his athleticism are ultimately going to drop him into the middle rounds on draft day.
The Vikings and All-Pro receiver Adam Thielen have agreed to a four-year extension worth $64 million, his agency and the Vikings have confirmed. He will make $35 million guaranteed with a potential maximum value of $73 million.
In accordance with Spielman's draft style, the only way to predict an unpredictable drafter's strategy is to be bold in prognostication, while adhering to the drafter's tendencies. With that in mind, here are four bold(-ish) predictions for the Vikings' 2019 draft strategy.
Oliver brings good size and above-average athleticism as a mid-round tight end prospect. He was a bit of a late bloomer at San Jose State, but gradually became their number one target. His plus upside makes him a low risk selection with potential for high reward.
FPC Vikings’ Sam Smith and Clayton Brooks teamed up for this latest mock draft, discussing and debating each selection along the way. With that said, here’s Full Press Coverage Vikings’ latest mock draft.
The NFL released key offseason dates for all 32 NFL teams. The Vikings' schedule is listed below. April April 15th: Offseason workout program begins April 20th: Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets April 25th – April 27th: 2019 NFL Draft (Nashville, Tennessee) May May 2nd: Deadline to exercise/decline the...
Take a quick look through our series of draft profiles and you will notice a theme. The majority of them are of offensive line prospects. The reasoning is simple: Minnesota is line-strapped and getting a fully-stocked line this year will be paramount to their...
Mike Zimmer has never been one to mince words: not when criticizing others, not when fielding blame, not when defending his players. His curt manner of speaking has provided valuable insight with regards to many of the Vikings' moves, most recently in his strong praise for Anthony Barr following the linebacker's lucrative re-signing. But this week, Zimmer's bluntness stirred up a bit of buzz around his start cornerback Xavier Rhodes. In evaluating Rhodes' down 2018, Zimmer was characteristically forthwith in his description.
Fant and his cohort T.J. Hockenson defined Iowa's offense for two seasons with their high-powered vertical receiving abilities. An uber-athlete with an enormous ceiling, Fant brings an element to the tight end position that simply does not come around every year.
The New England Patriots entered the 2019 NFL Draft with a need a wide receiver. With the 32nd selection, they addressed that need in...
Cleveland Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor finally has something to smile about in 2019. Saturday the team activated Lindor from the 10-day injured list....